1981 NHL Preliminary Round
Buffalo Sabres defeat Vancouver Canucks 3-0

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Buffalo Sabres
W-L: 39-20-21, .619
SRS: 0.92 (3rd of 21)
Goals: 327 (7th of 21)
Goals Against: 250 (3rd of 21)
Vancouver Canucks
W-L: 28-32-20, .475
SRS: -0.14 (14th of 21)
Goals: 289 (17th of 21)
Goals Against: 301 (10th of 21)
Game 1, April 8
Vancouver Canucks 2
Buffalo Sabres 3 OT
Game 2, April 9
Vancouver Canucks 2
Buffalo Sabres 5  
Game 3, April 11
Buffalo Sabres 5
Vancouver Canucks 3  

Buffalo Sabres Skaters Series Stats

Buffalo Sabres Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
4John Van BoxmeerD283055300000140150.0
11Gilbert PerreaultC303044-20000013080.0
18Danny GareRW263303281201000837.5
12Andre SavardC273303563000000837.5
22Lindy RuffD/LW2032132111101100450.0
3Richie DunnD233033-12000021030.0
14Alan HaworthC202202001101000450.0
8Tony McKegneyLW2232022020000001315.4
10Craig RamsayLW29302232000020030.0
19Derek SmithC/LW26302210000020030.0
16Ric SeilingRW/C233101121000000714.3
24Bill HajtD293011-110000010040.0
5Mike RamseyD203011116000010010.0
17Gilles HamelLW2030000000000000
15Rob McClanahanC23100000000000010.0
26Steve PatrickRW191000-1200000000
27Larry PlayfairD223000016000000010.0
9J.F. SauveC21200000000000010.0
6Jim SchoenfeldD28300014000000040.0
Team Total1319321679940311808814.8

Buffalo Sabres Goalies Series Stats

Buffalo Sabres Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
1Don EdwardsG2533-0-076760.89600183:2761:09
Team Total3-0-076760.89600183:2761:09

Vancouver Canucks Skaters Series Stats

Vancouver Canucks Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
23Thomas GradinC243134301000300250.0
18Darcy RotaLW2732132141100100728.6
12Stan SmylRW233123201000200616.7
9Ivan BoldirevC311112201000100250.0
17Jerry ButlerRW293101-301000000250.0
24Curt FraserLW2331011210000001100.0
5-28Colin CampbellD283011-2900001000
21Doug HalwardD25201106000001010.0
14Blair MacDonaldRW273011-12000010080.0
25Kevin McCarthyD233011-20000001030.0
4Rick LanzD19300004000000050.0
15Brent AshtonLW203000-4200000000
16Per-Olov BrasarLW303000-30000000080.0
2Bob MannoD243000-12000000030.0
20Gerry MinorC223000-38000000060.0
8-10Bobby SchmautzRW353000-10000000040.0
27Harold SnepstsD263000-28000000030.0
22Tiger WilliamsLW263000-320000000060.0
Team Total71118-157761009206710.4

Vancouver Canucks Goalies Series Stats

Vancouver Canucks Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
35Richard BrodeurG2830-3-0138875.85200183:5761:19
Team Total0-3-0138875.85200183:5761:19
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1980-81 Regular Season Stats

Sunday, Nov 2, 1980
Vancouver Canucks 3
Buffalo Sabres 4  
Sunday, Dec 14, 1980
Vancouver Canucks 2
Buffalo Sabres 2  
Sunday, Dec 21, 1980
Buffalo Sabres 3
Vancouver Canucks 3  
Saturday, Mar 14, 1981
Buffalo Sabres 1
Vancouver Canucks 2  

BUF Scoring Regular Season

BUF Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Danny Gare26RW73463985121093115072613024918.56.31.37.7
2Andre Savard27C79314374336327224347214920.84.22.06.2
3Tony McKegney22LW80373269112428904275023615.74.31.45.7
4John Van Boxmeer28D80185169-26911612252602587.04.54.69.1
5Derek Smith26LW6921436414121011022617016612.73.21.34.5
6Craig Ramsay29LW80243559401222113320311021.82.62.24.8
7Gilbert Perreault*30C56203959256155032514015013.33.30.84.2
8Ric Seiling23RW74302757218027214233114021.43.21.64.7
9Richie Dunn23D797424921343401192301744.02.35.88.1
10Alan Haworth20C49162036-7341240115507222.21.70.52.2
11Jim Schoenfeld28D718253327110530023111017.91.45.67.1
12Don Luce32C6115132814191104212019416.00.61.21.8
13Lindy Ruff20RW6581826212171021440978.2-0.30.90.7
14Rick Dudley32LW381013237101000012104920.40.80.71.5
15Rick Martin29LW2371421420700113105712.31.00.41.5
16Bill Hajt29D6821921364220001801583.40.25.96.1
17Gilles Hamel20LW5110919-85382009005617.90.00.50.5
18Mike Ramsey20D723141735630011130724.2-0.14.44.3
19Rob McClanahan23C5331215-19382101930674.5-0.90.2-0.7
20J.F. Sauve21C205914-21223008102619.20.50.20.8
21Larry Playfair22D75391251693001900545.6-0.54.74.2
22Steve Patrick19RW301781251000700352.9-0.60.4-0.2
23Mike Moller18RW5224302000200728.60.20.10.4
24Don Edwards25G450220000000269659:540.00.010.1
25Bob Sauve25G350110000000209859:560.00.07.3
26Randy Cunneyworth19C100002000000010.00.00.00.0
27Bob Mongrain21C4000-22000000020.0-0.20.0-0.2
Team Total803275388652161172249699393991279248013.237.947.0102.3

BUF Goalies Regular Season

BUF Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Don Edwards254523101213313031170.8982.96326968228.37
2Bob Sauve253516109111926815.8803.1822098973.68
Team Total39202124422291985.8913.055479490

VAN Scoring Regular Season

VAN Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Thomas Gradin24C79214869234174013611115813.33.21.24.4
2Stan Smyl23RW80253863-8171186122711020912.03.00.93.9
3Per-Olov Brasar30LW80224163128193013010116713.22.81.44.2
4Tiger Williams26LW773527624343231114207018618.83.81.25.0
5Bobby Schmautz35RW73273461-5137189032311020513.23.30.94.2
6Ivan Boldirev31C72263359-123417903249019513.33.10.73.8
7Darcy Rota27LW802531561012418705292017814.02.51.43.9
8Kevin McCarthy23D80163753-1185114111918014011.43.33.66.9
9Curt Fraser23LW77252449-1711818702186018813.32.10.62.8
10Brent Ashton20C77181129-105718000110011116.20.20.81.0
11Rick Lanz19D7672229140430113901345.21.04.15.0
12Jerry Butler29RW801215272601002211049912.1-0.51.20.7
13Gerry Minor22C741014244108316010319310.8-0.61.20.5
14Lars Lindgren28D5241822163231001431765.30.83.64.4
15Harold Snepsts26D7631619321230011600773.90.04.24.1
16Mario Marois23D504121601154000921795.10.42.63.0
17Dennis Kearns35D4611415-6281000770432.30.22.12.3
18Blair MacDonald27RW12591411050029003813.20.90.21.1
19Bob Manno24D2001111-6300000830290.00.40.71.1
20Colin Campbell28D4218910751000800372.7-0.22.72.6
21Jere Gillis24LW11044040000400110.0-0.20.20.0
22Mike Christie31D9112901000100520.00.01.01.0
23Gary Lupul21C7022-12000020050.0-0.10.1-0.1
24Rick Blight25RW3101-141000000911.10.00.00.0
25Gary Bromley31G20011000000097748:520.00.02.6
26Doug Halward25D7011-54000010080.0-0.10.10.0
27Glen Hanlon23G160110100000079749:480.00.01.5
28Richard Brodeur28G520000000000301658:000.00.09.2
29Dave Logan26D7000113000000030.0-0.10.40.3
30Chris Oddleifson30C8000-16000000030.0-0.30.1-0.2
31Kevin Primeau25RW20000400000000-0.10.0-0.1
Team Total80289473762-818682136511283501129248611.628.537.379.1

VAN Goalies Regular Season

VAN Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Richard Brodeur285217181617715271350.8843.52030169412.12
2Gary Bromley312066462466404.8673.810977107-4.29
3Glen Hanlon231658059411352.8564.441797116-8.10
Team Total28322029824042106.8763.7314790106
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